Recommended Resources

Below you'll find resources by category that we have found helpful on our personal journeys to living well in our current realities.  We'd love to know about your favorites that may not be on the list, too. You can send us an email over at the Contact Us page and let us know of other good nuggets out there.  Thanks!


  • BOOKS

    Sacred Rhythms by Ruth Haley Barton

    Invitation to Solitude & Silence by Ruth Haley Barton

    King's Cross by Timothy Keller

    Deep-Rooted in Christ by Joshua Kang

    One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp

    Secrets of the Vine by Bruce Wilkinson

    Pray with Purpose, Live with Passion by Debbie Williams

    Seamless: Understanding the Bible as One Complete Story by Angie Smith

    Interrupted: When Jesus Wrecks Your Comfortable Christianity by Jen Hatmaker


    ONLINE

    Blueprint for Life Devotionals

    The Transforming Center E-Reflections

    The Art of Examen (prayer)

    Renovare

  • LEADERSHIP

    BOOKS

    Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership by Ruth Haley Barton

    Pursuing God’s Will Together by Ruth Haley Barton

    Sensing Jesus by Zack Eswine

    The Way of the Shepherd by Kevin Leman

    The Decision Maker by Dennis Bakke

    The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg

    Isolation--A Place of Transformation In The Life of a Leader by Dr Shelley G. Trebesch


    ONLINE

    Missio Alliance

    Healthy Leaders

    Ministry Architect's blog

  • Wholeness/Healing

    BOOKS

    Hope Resurrected by Dutch Sheets

    Self-talk / Soul-talk by Jennifer Rothschild

    Telling Yourself the Truth by William Backus

    Just Show Up: The Dance of Walking through Suffering Together by Kara Tippetts

    The Inner Voice of Love: A Journey Through Anguish to Freedom by Henri J. M. Nouwen

    Glorious Ruin: How Suffering Sets You Free by Tullian Tchividjian

    The Land Between: Finding God in Difficult Transitions by Jeff Manion

    Undone: A Story of Making Peace With an Unexpected Life by Michele Cushatt

    The Hardest Peace: Expecting Grace in the Midst of Life's Hard by Kara Tippetts

    Steadfast Love by Lauren Chandler


    ONLINE

    Brene Brown

    Blessed are Those who Suffer

    Sitting in the Dark (video series)

    Unfolding Light (poetry)

    The Grace Alliance (mental health)

    NAMI (mental health)

    Hope for Mental Health

  • GRIEF/LAMEnt

    BOOKS

    A Sacred Sorrow by Michael Card

    Lamentations & The Tears of the World by Kathleen O'Connor

    Psalms of Lament by Ann Weems

    Rachel's Cry by Billman & Migliore

    Honestly by Sheila Walsh

    A Grace Disguised by Gerry Sister

    A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis

  • JUSTICE

    BOOKS

    The Locust Effect by Gary Haugen


    ONLINE

    International Justice Mission


  • 2015-2016 r&r tHEME: rest

    BOOKS

    Invitations from God by Adele Calhoun

    The Rest of God by Mark Buchanan

    24/6 by Matthew Sleeth

    Silence and Solitude by Ruth Haley Barton

    Sacred Rhythms by Ruth Haley Barton

    The Rest of God by Mark Buchanan

    Sabbath by Wayne Muller

    Finding Spiritual Whitespace by Bonnie Gray

    The Radical Pursuit of Rest by John Koessler